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Tight stocks, positive market set the tone for this season

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• By Kurt Guidry • The improvement in rice prices over the last half of 2019 and the start of 2020 certainly has created a great deal more optimism in the rice industry. While it likely took longer than most would have preferred, the reduction of available supplies with the smaller 2019 crop coupled with stronger export prices being seen ... Read More »

Louisiana’s John Denison to be inducted into Ag Hall of Distinction

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The seventh annual Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction will honor four new inductees who have made major contributions to forestry, rice, cotton and sugarcane. The event, which had been scheduled for March 26 at L’Auberge Casino Hotel in Baton Rouge, has been postponed due to the novel coronavirus. The Hall of Distinction recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to ... Read More »

Rain hinders rice planting in Louisiana

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Heavy rainfall has been a challenge as rice farmers strive to get their 2019 crop planted. Farmers were able to get much of their crop planted during almost three weeks of dry weather, but rainfall during the first week of April has created an obstacle for farmers who needed to complete the rest of their planting. Todd Fontenot, Louisiana State ... Read More »